Basel City: Culture

Basel Art Museum opened its doors to visitors with an interest in art as early as 1661. Today it forms part of a varied range of more than 40 museums. Apart from museums and galleries, architectural highlights from ancient times to the present day and musical events of every possible genre all help to make Basel an unrivalled attraction as a city of culture.



Seven different squares in Basel city centre are the venues for the 'Herbstmesse' Autumn Fair – a 'must' on the city's annual cultural calendar.

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Things to discover …



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The "Art Basel"... an event you should not miss!

Every year in June




Basel Culture (link only in German)

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Winter 3


Strategic Partners



Gazzetta Svizzera